Body Positive: Palermo Body Rides Retail Into The Black

It pays to be liked and, right now, stores really like Palermo Body. The brand’s slamming social media, sophisticated stripped-down packaging and purposeful natural formulations compelled Anthropologie, Goop and Neiman Marcus to seek...

Ranavat Botanics Goes On A Global Ingredient Hunt For Skincare Suited To Royalty

Ranavat Botanics founder Michelle Ranavat isn’t a makeup artist. She isn’t an aesthetician. She isn’t a dermatologist, perfumer, fashion designer or influencer. In fact, she hasn’t taken any of the traditional routes to beauty entrepreneurship....

Color Camp Is In Session For L.A.’s Most Instagrammable Manicures

Color Camp is the best kind of camp: it’s for adults and involves manicures. The new nail salon concept from Lauren Caruso is putting millennial trends – personalization, a healthy selfie obsession, transparency and La...

Hydro Kitty’s Not-So-Subtle Plan To Normalize Cannabis Beauty

Hydro Kitty is cultivating a booming crop of cannabis beauty. User experience designer Alyssa Tucker’s first foray into beauty, the online store carries products containing cannabidiol or CBD, a therapeutic marijuana molecule, from brands...

Vagina Dialogue With The Honey Pot Company’s Founder

“The vagina is the next big thing,” exclaims The Honey Pot Company founder Beatrice Feliu Espada, and she has the PO’s to prove it. Already entrenched in Whole Foods’ Southeast stores, Honey Pot...

Beard Balm Founder Delivers The Goods And Builds Sales By Bike

If you spot a fellow with a sizable beard toting natural grooming products around Detroit on a Schwinn, wave hello to Jon Koller, the founder of Beard Balm. About a year-and-a-half ago, he...